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Data Protection for EU and UK Life Sciences Companies

February 24, 2022
Arnold & Porter Webinar

This session provides an introduction/refresher to the key General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and UK GDPR concepts and principles for life sciences companies, with a focus on data transfers and clinical trial compliance.


  • Applicable law and territorial scope of the GDPR and UK GDPR
  • Key concepts, principles and the rules on data transfers—recent EDPB guidance, court rulings and DPA decisions
  • Consequences of Brexit
  • Recent developments in GDPR compliance in clinical trials:
    • Legal basis for processing patients' personal data
    • Concept of controller and processor
    • Use of software and cloud processing

Meet the Speakers

James Castro-Edwards
Arnold & Porter
Camille Vermosen
Arnold & Porter